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Bad words in Spanish: what “boludo” and “pelotudo” originally meant?

"Boludo" and "pelotudo" are bad words used in Argentina specifically to mean "stupid". But where do they come from? In the Wars of Independence, Argentine gauchos fought against the Spanish army. They fought against disciplined men who prepared themselves in the best military academies, armed with firearms, artillery, armor, cavalry, the best steel, etc. [...]

Week of the art in BA: April 8th to 14th

From Monday 8 to Sunday 14 April, contemporary art becomes protagonist in the City through a wide range of artistic activities in the public space, art fairs and cultural institutions of Buenos Aires. Art Week encourages residents and visitors of the City to enjoy for seven days the programming made by 22 participating institutions and [...]

By |2019-03-21T12:56:42-03:00março 21st, 2019|Buenos Aires NOW, Em Argentina|0 Comments

The Librería de Ávila: the oldest bookstore in Buenos Aires and a witness to Argentine History

Known today as the "Library of the College" was founded in 1785 and continues in front of the school “Nacional Buenos Aires”. In the Librería de Ávila there are not only avid readers, students looking for textbooks or parents buying manuals. Between shelves and tables crammed with books more than one hundred thousand copies, tourists [...]

By |2019-03-19T12:52:43-03:00março 19th, 2019|Não categorizado|0 Comments

The prettiest bookstore is in Buenos Aires!

The bookstore of Buenos Aires El-Ateneo-Grand-Splendid was chosen the prettiest bookstore in the world by National Geographic in 2019. The current building was started in 1917 and opened in May 1919 by Austrian businessman Mordechai David Glücksman (known to everyone as "Max"). He commissioned its construction in order to install a theater-theater on the foundations [...]

By |2019-03-19T12:26:42-03:00março 19th, 2019|Buenos Aires NOW|0 Comments

Buenos Aires Celebrates Afro

Buenos Aires Celebrates Afro In 2018 it is on Saturday November 17 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Place: Av. Iraola y Montt (A few meters from Av. Libertador y Sarmiento, Bosques de Palermo). Buenos Aires celebrates the Afro culture. I came to enjoy African dance, music and gastronomy. At the stands you can find [...]

By |2018-11-09T13:26:21-03:00novembro 9th, 2018|Não categorizado|0 Comments

November 2nd: day of the dead ones at Eduardo Sivori Museum

Buenos Aires celebrates this Mexican tradition. On Friday, November 2, we will celebrate the Day of Saints and the Dead with a performance by the artist Ariadna Pastorini that will bring together more than 80 artists from different disciplines - writers, musicians, performers, artists - in an ephemeral tour that proposes to celebrate life. It [...]

By |2018-11-01T13:00:08-03:00novembro 1st, 2018|Não categorizado|0 Comments

The night of the museums in Buenos Aires, 2018

Every year the Night of the Museums returns to Buenos Aires city. This year there are more than 200 museums that participate. The 2018 edition will once again bring together thousands of residents and tourists who will be able to visit the museums and cultural centers completely free of charge. In addition, talks, cultural activities, [...]

By |2018-10-17T12:42:08-03:00outubro 17th, 2018|Não categorizado|0 Comments
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